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west·ern

western

 
pronunciation:
we strn
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: in, to, from, or having to do with the west.
We watch the sun setting in the western sky.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: (usually capitalized) a book, film, or play that shows life in the American West and is usually set in the nineteenth century.
We spent Saturday morning watching Westerns.
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